Parker is originally from Terre Haute, Indiana. He joined the Going Vertical Staff in January 2017. Parker earned his Bachelor’s Degree in General Studies with concentrations in Physical Education, Health Education, and Psychology from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Prior to becoming a Going Vertical staff member, Parker gained experience by interning with Creighton University working specifically with Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Volleyball, and Soccer. He also has a strong athletic background, playing college soccer at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA for 2 years before transferring to UNO to finish out his last 2 years of eligibility. Before college, he attended Shattuck-St. Mary’s Academy in Fairbault, MN renowned for their soccer and hockey Centers of Excellence, for the final 3 years of high school. Parker is a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA as well as a Certified Sports Performance Coach through the USA Weightlifting Organization. He is currently working on his Master’s Degree in Exercise Science, studying Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention. With elite level experience, Parker hopes to bring a different dimension to Going Vertical training and help kids unlock their next level of athletic potential.